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The Theme of Willful Ignorance in The Lion King
This essay explores the topic of "willful ignorance" in the films Philadelphia and The Lion King, although significant more time is spent discussing The Lion King. The author suggests that while the willful ignorance of Andy's co-workers in Philadelphia is overt and obvious to the viewer, the ignorance in the Lion King is perpetrated by the viewer, who is not able to see the so-called "hidden" messages in the film. While provocative, the paper suffers from several logical fallacies, the least of which is circular reasoning in which the conclusion is used to justify the premise. This paper would benefit significantly from the addition of a clear thesis and conclusion and outside sources that logically support the presented arguments.
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